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RE: Dragging brakes

>I have noticed that after 15 - 20 minutes of driving (engine temperature at
>normal warmed up range), the brake master cylinder gets very hot - I can
>barely keep my fingers on it for 2 or 3 seconds. The ABS unit, the hydraulic
>pump and the hydraulic fluid reservoir also get quite hot. I am wondering if
>this is normal. Could others with similar cars please check and tell me if
>these components get hot within 15 - 20 minutes of driving a cold engine?

I've checked my front brakes (88 5000Q) after some driving and they don't get
hot, even in hot weather. I haven't checked the hydraulic components though. I
checked the front brakes as I had frozen calipers a few weeks ago and was
somewhat paranoid about the amount of heat coming from all four brakes.